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  • Apples to Oranges? (Suicide Attempters VS Suicide Completers)

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    The title “Apples to Oranges?: A direct comparison between suicide attempters and suicide completers” immediately grabs readers’ attentions. Though, the title somewhat represents the article. Since the research is conducted within the Major Depressive Disorder population, the more suitable title of the article should read “Apples to Oranges?: A direct comparison between suicide attempters and suicide completers in Major Depressive Disorder population.” The authors write the research article in

  • Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

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    American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Association Staff. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. American Psychiatric Association, 2010. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is intended to be applicable in a wide array of contexts and used by clinicians and researchers of many different orientations (e.g., biological

  • Gender, Sexual, And Gender Identity

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    discuss. Those who have inconsistency with their internal or mental sense of gender compared to their physical gender is now described as a psychological disorder and is found amongst adults and adolescents. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders gender dysphoria also known as gender identity disorder refers to the stresses that accompany with the variances between one’s physical gender they were assigned at birth and one’s expressed or emotional gender (5th ed.; DSM-5;

  • What Is Teenage Depression?

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    Depression is a serious illness that effects people of all ages; and it 's harder to point out when it comes to normal adolescent moods. It is amplified negative feelings of complete and utter sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and more. Stress is also something very difficult and is something that revolves around a young person’s life, which can soon be followed by depression for teenagers. Unlike current times, adolescents were not known to have depression; only adults. (Nunley) Around 20% of

  • Euthanasia Essay - Assisted Suicide and the Supreme Court

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    Assisted Suicide and the Supreme Court After the nation's highest court declared that U.S. citizens are not constitutionally guaranteed the right to a physician-assisted suicide, the movement has sort of lost its steam. Why do the Supreme Court Justices consider legalization dangerous? How did it win legislative approval in Oregon in the first place? What is the current trend in public opinion about this question? This essay will delve into these questions. After the U.S. Supreme Court dealt

  • How Did People React To Nazism?

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    1. Why is it difficult to really know how popular Hitler and the Nazis were among the German People? Briefing 6, “How Did People React to Nazism”, clearly highlights the discrepancies between German people’s interpretations of Nazism and Hitler in the 1930s and after 1945, which demonstrates the uncertainty of Hitler’s true popularity. Initially in the 1930s, German citizens were unable to “express decent” and were coerced into passive acceptance of the Nazi ideology. This pressure to conform to

  • The Diagnose of Adjustment Disorder in a Patient

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    Client is 36 year old female presenting with feelings of sadness, sleeplessness, loss of appetite, and weight loss, after being referred by her gynecologist after a complete exam, with no noted physical problems, though she was prescribed a sedative to help her sleep. The client lives with her husband, who travels for work 3-4 days a week, and her three children (ages unknown, but school aged). Four months ago, client's husband was promoted at work to a job which required him to travel away from

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy Research

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    adolescent depression. ECT can heal depression in approximately one month according to scientific research “there is considerable variability in the trajectories, but most commonly there is progressive symptomatic improvement within the first week and complete remission within 3 to 4 week.”(Avery) Adolescents are likely to be noncomplian... ... middle of paper ... ...n. “Electroconvulsive Therapy in Children and Adolescents: Brief Overview and Ethical Issues” American Academy of Child and Adolescent

  • Mental Health and Assisted Suicide

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    Mental Health and Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide It is obvious to the TV viewer that under the banners of compassion and autonomy, some are calling for legal recognition of a "right to suicide" and societal acceptance of "physician-assisted suicide." Suicide proponents evoke the image of someone facing unendurable suffering who calmly and rationally decides death is better than life in such a state. They argue that society should respect and defer to the freedom of choice such people exercise in

  • What does it Mean to be a Man?

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    What does it mean to be a man? To many people, it means engaging in physically demanding activities, such as playing sports or manual labor. Just the word "masculine" conjures up images of action movies, explosions, and fearless heroes whose ability to make jokes in dangerous situations borders on sociopathy. But by definition alone, "masculine" simply means "of or like men or boys; male." "Machismo," on the other hand, is defines as "overly virile; domineering." Throughout our lives, society